Hudson river ditching – January 15, 2009

Thanks to both Pierre, and Xavier who shared this link, you can see how the events unfolded, and how – thanks to the pilot Chesley « Sully » Sullenberg, the flight officer Jeffrey Skiles, and the air traffic controller’s self-control – the flight 1549 passengers remained unscathed: (you can read the radiocommunication transcript in the bottom right corner of the video hereafter)

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Serious runway safety event – Educational use only

Charlotte Douglas international airport map

Thanks to the FAA website, and thanks to Xavier (Passion pour l’aviation) for having given the tip.

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UK Army Air Corps Apache attack helicopter

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Iranian Tupolev 154 on fire

Iranian plane catches fire on landing, over 40 injured

11:22 24/01/2010 At least 46 passengers on board a Russian-made Iranian airliner were injured after the plane caught fire while trying to land in northeastern Iran, state television reported on Sunday.>>

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Stunning tour over France through sky dance

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